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Asia Pacific Tax Director - Commodities multinational

Date Added: 03/09/2018
Consultant: Ailing Huang
- Tax leadership
- Asia Pacific coverage
- Good mix of advisory and Compliance

This is a leading commodities trading conglomerate, with Singapore as its Asia Pacific Headquarters. An opportunity has arisen for an Asia Pacific Tax Director to provide leadership in the areas of tax advisory and compliance services to the Company's business units in the Asia region, including countries such as Singapore, India, China, Australia and ASEAN.

Reporting to the global head of tax residing at Head Office, the APAC Tax Director will play a key role in tax advisory strategies and partner the commercial business units at a corporate and regional level in Asia. He/ She will also proactively manage the relationships with local authorities and agencies, including local tax incentives. The Tax Director will manage the relationship with external consulting firms and stakeholders (such as tax offices) within the Asia region. On the compliance front, the manager will also review the tax returns, payment calculations, forecasts, budgeting and provisions and other tax filing matters.

The successful candidate will be a degree holder in an accounting or business discipline, with minimum 15 years' tax experience working as a tax professional within industry or commerce. Professional tax qualification is highly preferred. You will also have a broad base advisory exposure in the areas including transfer pricing, indirect tax, permanent establishment. You will also possess the ability to identify local, cross border tax planning opportunities and applying for tax incentives. You will also have proven abilities to negotiate tax issues with the tax authorities as well as to engage with a diverse range of senior stakeholders. You will also be able to communicate complex tax issues in a laymen manner to non-tax professionals within the Company. It is also critical that you have prior team management experience and lead the local tax resources within Asia Pacific.

To apply, please submit your resume to Ailing at, quoting the job title and reference number AH14293. We regret that only successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Licence No: 16S8060
Registration no: R1104181

Type of Work: Permanent

Region: Singapore

Licence No: 16S8060

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